Today's News

  • Long not guilty on 3 of 6 counts



    After five tense hours of deliberation in the sex crimes case against Frank Long of Radcliff, a jury of eight women and four men announced a not guilty verdict on half of the six charges against him Wednesday night.

    Jurors said they were unable to reach a verdict on one charge of first-degree sodomy and two counts of first-degree sexual abuse.

    Hardin Circuit Judge Ken Howard declared a mistrial on the three charges on which jurors did not  reach a verdict.

  • Where They're Playing


    Concert may include admission even if not listed.   Sept. 24

    YUR MOM will perform at Boonedocks, 6645 Flaherty Road, Vine Grove, (270) 828-8009.   Sept. 25

    SEVER THIS ILLUSION will perform at Cookies Speak Easy in Danville, Ill. POC: Trevor Harbolt, severthisillusionmgmt@yahoo.com; www.myspace.com/severthisillusion.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Chocolate Cheesecake


  • Pearman selected for teacher achievement award

    ExCEL award-winner is finalist for Kentucky Teacher of the Year



    Just months after being honored within his school district, Gary Pearman is back in the winner’s circle.

    Pearman, an English teacher at T.K. Stone Middle School, is one of 24 recipients of the 2011 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards. Pearman and others are finalists for 2011 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, to be announced Oct. 19.

  • Sept. 12 Local History


    30 years ago, the Hoxie Brothers Circus performed two shows at the Hardin County Fairgrounds; the event was sponsored by the Riasok Shrine Club. 20 years ago, the LaRue County Band won the Class AA title at the North Hardin Invitational Marching Band Contest; Dr. David Colvin of Radcliff served as master of ceremonies at the event.  

  • Sept. 6 Local History


      30 years ago, Elizabethtown Community College continued to show an increase in enrollment; early enrollment figures showed that 1,915 students had registered so far; the previous year, 1,768 students attended ECC. 20 years ago, it was reported that area students’ achievement test scores were at or above the state and national averages.  

  • Aug. 11 Local History


    30 years ago, Elizabethtown Community College announced plans to cut 13 classes and part-time teachers as a way to cope with state budget cutbacks. 20 years ago, Fort Knox received official approval for proposed reductions that would affect 3,010 military and 310 civilian positions; the 3,010 military slots would be eliminated by Sept. 30, but the personnel reduction would be a gradual process.  

  • Aug. 31 Local History

    30 years ago, some 100 Hardin County residents “spoke out” to four of their representatives in the state legislature at a “speak out” event held in the county; issues brought up included workman’s compensation, county jails, ecology issues, drunk driver penalties and veterans’ affairs.

  • Aug. 19 Local History


    30 years ago, both Hardin County Schools and Elizabethtown City Schools reported a decline in enrollment for the school year. 20 years ago, Nancy Sioux, a country music singer from Elizabethtown, entertained residents of Medco Nursing Home with her music.  

  • Aug. 12 Local History